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Good Friday Processions And Hooded, Chain-Carrying Men – A Look Back In History | Lovin Malta

Among the Holy Week activities in Malta, Good Friday processions stand out as the most popular. These processions transform streets into open-air theatres, paying homage to Roman Catholic beliefs surrounding suffering, death, and resurrection. In certain towns like Victoria, Żebbuġ, and Mosta, hooded penitents adorned in white cloaks can often be spotted carrying crosses or … Continued
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Malta Reports Lowest Total Fertility Rate In The EU… With A Third Of All Births Being To Foreigners

In 2022, Malta had the lowest total fertility in the EU with only 1.08 live births per woman, according to recent Eurostat statistics. The data revealed that France had the highest total fertility in the EU, with 1.79 live births per woman, followed by Romania (1.71), Bulgaria (1.65), and Czech Republic (1.64). In contrast, the … Continued
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Għaxaq Tattooist Transforms Into Eerie Pirate Ghost Ship For Town’s Century-Old Carnival Celebrations

After all the buzz and chaos of Gozo’s Carnival in Nadur, one town in the south always goes hard and dark with its spontaneous celebrations… and if even only one of its locals is anything go by, this year is definitely no exception. Għaxaq tattooist Martin Gafa’ showed up in his town’s pjazza dressed up … Continued
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Watch: Eyesore No More? Sliema Crane Brings Novel Approach To Construction Site

Any Sliema resident or passerby knows that the town is no stranger to the typical towering crane. However, a Sliema worker came across your not-so-typical construction site in the very busy Hughes Hallet street and sent a video of it over to Lovin Malta. The base of the crane seems to have been given a … Continued
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UK Paper The Express Calls Marsaxlokk ‘One Of Europe’s Most Underrated Destinations’

UK tabloid The Express has shone a spotlight on Marsaxlokk, describing the Maltese fishing village as “one of Europe’s most underrated destinations”. The article naturally points out Marsaxlokk’s iconic luzzi, Sunday fish market, and St Peter’s Pool. Fort Delimara also gets a mention due to its use as a backdrop in the 2016 Assassin’s Creed … Continued
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